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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

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Address: Tafelberg Road | Lower Cable Station, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 21 424 8181
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8:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The...

The best views of Cape Town are seen from the top of Table Mountain. The Cableway takes you to the summit in under 5 minutes and the cable car's rotating floor ensure that all visitors get a 360 degree aerial view of the city. The 65-passenger cable car runs from Tafelberg Road to the top of Table Mountain. To date the Cableway has transported more than 26 million visitors to the summit. 900 000 visitors from all over the world use the Cableway annually.

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$245.71*
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Private Cape Town City Tour Including Table Mountain Walk
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$122.85*
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Cape Town City and Table Mountain Private Tour
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$13.30*
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City Sightseeing Cape Town Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Climbed up and rode down. Fast, efficient, easy. Well organized. Stunning views, and many people from different lands to talk with.

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Kruger National Park
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Climbed up and rode down. Fast, efficient, easy. Well organized. Stunning views, and many people from different lands to talk with.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was more than you get with very many cable car tours we have done elsewhere. Often you go up, take a few photos then come down! Here the views were breathtaking (more so than anywhere else we have been) but you were able to explore the top end of the nature reserve (or more if you had time) with... More 

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the highlights in Cape Town is to ascend Table mountain on a cable car. No matter where you stand in the cable car, you get 360 degrees view of Cape Town and the mountain. It takes about 3 minutes to reach the top of the mountain.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The cableway was easy way to get on top of the Table Mountain. The cable was moving around while getting up - everyone could see to every direction. Good idea! Go as early as possible or buy the tickets online.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Waited two days for the cable car to open due to the heavy winds since arriving here. Well worth the wait, amazing views. Cable car is excellent as the floor rotates so you get the whole view as you go up and down.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very pleasantly. A different sort of experience. Excellent view. I recommend it for everyone. My son also get engaged on the mountain.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I am kinda scared of heights; so it was spectacular and scary being in the cable car; but nothing beats the view. Its awesome.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Table mountain was awesome. We arrived at 7pm so we were only charged the sunset special which I believe was R$127.50 so half the price. Quick ride up. If you have time I recommend walking all of table mountain

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really good service to get to the top of Table Mountain but remember to book online (even if it's in the taxi on the way there). Makes things much quicker. The cable car is a great way to see some views on the way up and down.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Bought a ticket online for a particular date but it is valid for 7 days. Advised to go first thing but we went via the Red bus hop on hop off which includes a stop for the Mountain. Arrived around 3pm a perfect time, no queue for cable car up or down. The cable car itself has a moving floor... More 

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